Posts Tagged ‘student’

Minnesota Student Says Teacher Told Her to Hide ‘Equity Survey’ Questions From Parents

A Sartell-St. Stephen School District student is speaking out after the school required grade-school children to take an equity survey. Some students didn’t understand some of the surveys questions, but were told by a teacher they couldn’t repeat the survey questions to their parents, according to a video uploaded by Alphanews. The survey asked questions […]

Prosecutors: Man Killed Student Who Mistook Car for Uber

COLUMBIA, S.C.—The South Carolina man accused of killing the woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride trapped her in the vehicle hours before her body, riddled with stab wounds, was dumped near his family home, prosecutors argued in court Tuesday. Nathaniel Rowland is on trial for the kidnapping and murder of 21-year-old Samantha […]

Student with Guillain-Barre syndrome, 18, is DENIED admission to BYU-Hawaii and loses $200k scholarship for refusing to get COVID vaccine after doctors said it could worsen her condition

An incoming college freshman was denied admission to her dream school and lost $200,000 in scholarships because she would not get vaccinated against coronavirus due to a pre-existing medical condition.   Olivia Sandor, 18, said Brigham Young University–Hawaii (BYUH) denied her fall admission due to state and college vaccination requirements, despite the fact that they had already awarded […]

University Accepts Then Denies Admission to Student Previously Paralyzed by Vaccine

    A prospective student eager to start her college career at Brigham Young University-Hawaii was accepted, then subsequently denied admission after submitting a medical exemption to forgo a required Covid-19 vaccination. In posts uploaded to social media, Olivia Sandor explained after being accepted by BYU-Hawaii and learning of the school’s vaccine requirements on June […]

Biden Admin Cancels $55.6 Million in Student Loan Debt

The Biden administration announced Friday it is canceling about $55.6 million in student loan debt for 1,800 people who attended three institutions that the Department of Education found had defrauded them. The eligible borrowers, who attended Westwood College, Marinello Schools of Beauty, and the Court Reporting Institute, will receive 100 percent loan discharges amounting to about $55.6 million in […]

Public School Student Can’t Read But Is Already Racist At A 12th-Grade Level

CHICAGO, IL—Local second-grader Scotty Watkins isn’t able to read yet, but his teachers say he’s showing great promise in Critical Race Theory (CRT) classes and is currently racist at a 12th-grade level. “Scotty’s progress is truly remarkable,” said his teacher Sandra Martinelli. “Though he can’t read full sentences yet, he’s in the 99th percentile in […]

Yale student council condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’ and ‘apartheid’ in Palestine

The Yale College Council, the undergraduate student body at the school, has voted to endorse a statement condemning ethnic cleansing in Palestine. The statement was originally authored last month by the campus group Yalies 4 Palestine. “As Yale students, we condemn the injustice, genocide, and ethnic cleansingoccurring in Palestine,” reads the statement. “We emphasize – […]

Graduate Student Researchers Seek Union Representation

In one of the largest public employee organizing drives California has seen in over a decade, some 17,000 graduate student researchers at the University of California may soon become union members. Student Researchers United, a committee of graduate student researchers, filed a petition for union certification with the California Public Employment Relations Board May 24. […]

Body of US law student Catherine Serou found in Russian woodland

The body of an American student who went missing last week has been found in a wooded area in Russia. Catherine Serou, 34, was a former marine and law student at Lobachevsky University in the western Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod. She vanished on Tuesday evening, prompting a volunteer-led search operation involving 100 people to […]

College Student Abruptly Dies Two Weeks After Receiving Second Moderna Shot

An Ohio college student died about two weeks after receiving her second dose of the Moderna mRNA COVID vaccine. by Jamie White 19-year-old Northwestern University freshman Simone Scott passed away from pneumonia complications Friday following a heart transplant she received as a result of myocarditis-induced heart failure last month. Scott’s parents, left without an official […]

Michigan Public School Defends Allowing Student to Display ‘Free Palestine’ Flag at Graduation

A school district in a Michigan city defended allowing a student to display a “Free Palestine” flag on the graduation stage Monday. Ann Arbor Public Schools took to Facebook Friday to explain what happened and why administrators allowed the graduate the moment of “free speech”: Superintendent Jeanice Swift said the student “who displayed a flag […]

Connecticut student’s arrest for racist post sparks free speech debate

Police in Fairfield arrested the student on a state hate crime charge of ridicule on account of creed, religion, color, denomination, nationality or race. The misdemeanor dating back to 1917 has been called an unconstitutional infringement on free speech rights by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut and some law school professors. Source 00

Student reporter who interviewed Obama at White House dies at 23

Weaver then asked Obama to be his “homeboy,” saying then-Vice President Joe Biden had already accepted. [embedded content] “Absolutely,” a smiling Obama said, shaking the boy’s hand. He used that meeting to later interview Oprah Winfrey and athletes like Dwyane Wade. “He was just a nice person, genuine, very intelligent,” Hardy said. “Very outspoken, outgoing. […]

University of Michigan Jewish Group Blasts ‘Inflammatory’ Student Government Accusations of Israeli ‘Apartheid’ Amid Conflict

Michigan Stadium, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Photo: Ken Lund. The Central Student Government (CSG) of the University of Michigan accused Israel of committing war crimes and ethnic cleansing on Monday, in a statement that Jewish student groups called hurtful and inflammatory amid the ongoing hostilities between Israel and the Hamas terrorist group.   […]

Pomona College Student Gov’t Removes Club Divestment from BDS Resolution

The Pomona College student government removed a provision from the recently passed Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution that would have denied funding to Jewish and pro-Israel student groups on campus. The resolution, which was first passed on April 23, had stated that the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) called upon the other Claremont […]

Heroic College Student Arrested For Protesting Barbaric Jewish Genital Mutilation Rituals Performed On Defenseless Infants

A heroic student attending the University of Connecticut has been charged with a “hate crime” after police say he allegedly painted a swastika on a campus building in protest against barbaric Jewish circumcision rituals: Kristopher Pieper, 21, a junior from Enfield, Connecticut, was being held Thursday in lieu of a $5,000 bond on charges including […]

Pepperdine Student Gov Hands Out Free Copies of Critical Race Theory Handbook ‘White Fragility’

By Ben Zeisloft Pepperdine University’s student government and Student Wellness Advisory Board handed out free copies of White Fragility by Critical Race Theorist Robin DiAngelo. To commemorate Black History month, the groups gave away books “covering various topics surrounding Black history, so you can continue to celebrate Black history after February.” As the student government’s […]

Students for Justice in Palestine: The past, present and future of the student movement for the liberation of Palestine

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer On university and college campuses across the United States and Canada, student activists are organizing for Palestinian liberation under the banner of Students for Justice in Palestine, or SJP. As the student-led movement has grown dramatically over the last 20 years, […]

UConn student arrested, charged with antisemitic hate crime

A student at the University of Connecticut was arrested for allegedly spray-painting a swastika near the university’s Hillel building during Passover and charged with a hate crime, The Hill reported Friday.Kristopher Pieper, 21, was charged with third-degree intimidation based on bias and third-degree criminal mischief, according to the Hartford Courant which cited university police. Police […]

Pomona student gov’t passes BDS bill to cut club funds violating UN blacklist

The student government at California-based Pomona College voted unanimously on Thursday on a resolution calling the student union to cut funding for any student government bodies not boycotting companies that “support the Israeli occupation of Palestine.” The resolution at Pomona, which is one of the colleges in the Claremont College Consortium, was first proposed by […]

How is Covid-19 affecting student learning?

The COVID-19 pandemic’s suddenness shocked the entire education system to the core. Without any preparations, academic institutions had to halt all learning activities to preserve students’ safety. At the same time, teachers also had to readjust teaching practices to meet new health regulations.   Looking back at the past 400 days of the pandemic, it is […]

UK’s Jewish Student Union Blasts Reinstatement of Bristol Professor Accused of Antisemitism

The University of Bristol campus. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. The UK’s Jewish student union expressed “contempt and outrage” on Thursday after the University of Bristol reinstated a professor accused of violent antisemitic rhetoric, pending an investigation. David Miller, a Professor of Political Sociology and member of the university’s School for Policy Studies, has been criticized by […]

Penn State student government adopts IHRA definition of antisemitism

The Penn State University Park Student Government (UPUA) voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.The vote follows an April 8 resolution by the student government to fight antisemitism on campus.”Penn State is not immune to the disease of antisemitism,” the resolution noted. “In 2019, the Daily Collegian released […]

US Department Of Education Now Investigating Florida Sheriff’s Student ‘Pre-Crime’ Program

The Pasco County (FL) Sheriff’s Office decided to bring some of its predictive policing nonsense indoors. It also started looking for smaller targets. The program used to harass residents over things like uncut lawns and missing mailbox numbers was extended to schoolchildren, who were subjected to the same sort of spreadsheet bullshit. Low grades? Miss […]

Man Hunt Underway For Student Who Scrawled Swastika On Desk At Moravian College In Pennsylvania

Jews worldwide remain on high alert while police continue their hunt for all those responsible for a swastika scrawled on a desk located on the campus of Moravian College, a small liberal arts college in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: In an April 16 message posted under Health Alerts, President Bryon Grigsby wrote that a swastika had been […]

Pomona College Student Gov’t Passes BDS Resolution

The Pomona College student government unanimously passed a pro-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution on April 22. The Claremont Independent reported that the resolution, which was authored by Claremont Colleges Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and Claremont Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), called on the Associated Students of Pomona College (ASPC) to cease funding […]

College Student Aces Final By Just Answering ‘Racism!’ To Every Question

Brought to you by: SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—According to sources, local English major Charlie Miller was able to ace her final exam by simply writing in the word “racism!” for every answer. “Yeah, I completely forgot to study last night so I figured I would try it,” she said. “90% of my lectures this year were just hour-long […]

YULA Girls Student Sarah Shaye Places Sixth in International Bible Competition

Sarah Shaye, a ninth-grade student at YULA Girls School and former student at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy, took sixth place in the Chidon Hatanach (National Bible Contest) competition held in Israel, besting 600 students from over 80 schools in the United States. To get to the final round, she competed against 50 semi-finalists in 30 […]

Seventeen-Year-Old Yeshiva Student Wins Israel’s Annual International Bible Quiz on Independence Day

Contestants in Israel’s annual International Bible Quiz for Youth, April 15, 2021. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Israel held its annual International Bible Quiz for Youth on Thursday, as the country marked its 73rd Independence Day. N12 reported that the winner was Gilad Avrahamoff, a 17-year-old yeshiva student from Netanya. Second place went to another yeshiva student, […]

Sixth Circuit Sides With Christian Professor Who Refused to Use Student’s ‘Preferred Pronouns’

(ABA Journal) — The Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reinstated a First Amendment lawsuit by a public college professor in Ohio who violated school policy by refusing to use a transgender student’s preferred pronouns. The 6th Circuit ruled for Shawnee State University philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether in a March 26 opinion by Judge Amul […]

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